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The instant New York Times and USA Today best seller!

Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life!

Diets don’t work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over 80 pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a vibrant, successful online community with hundreds of thousands of members from around the world who have learned the magic of a Delay, Don’t Deny® intermittent fasting lifestyle.

Fast. Feast. Repeat. has it all! You’ll learn how to work a variety of intermittent fasting approaches into your life, no matter what your circumstances or schedule. Once you’ve ignited your fat-burning superpower, you’ll get rid of “diet brain” forever, tweak your protocol until it’s second nature, and learn why IF is a lifestyle, not a diet.

Fast. Feast. Repeat. is for everyone! Beginners will utilize the 28-Day FAST Start. Experienced intermittent fasters will strengthen their intermittent fasting practice, work on their mindset, and hear about the latest research out of top universities supporting intermittent fasting as the health plan with a side effect of weight loss. Still have questions? Gin has you covered! All of the most frequently asked intermittent fasting questions are answered in the exhaustive FAQ section.

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PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2020 Gin Stephens (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

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Do it for your health

Gin Stephens has been a god send in my life. After finding Delay, Don't Deny I jumped directly into the world of fasting and haven't looked back since.

Fast Feast Repeat is so wonderful as it takes a deeper dive into the science of the health benefits and makes it very simple for beginners to know where to begin.

Highly recommended for everyone that wants to improve their health in numerous ways, lose weight and most importantly NEVER DIET AGAIN!!!!!

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  • TiV
  • 2021-03-12

Must read for anyone wanting to lose weight

So I am early 50's female and have struggled with the same 40 lbs since I was 20. Best results I had were with Keto, but, I found it impossible to sustain over time and unrealistic. I gained it all back, just like every other diet.
I feel like I have the knowledge after listening to Gin's books to forever change that. THIS, I can do. I am currently fasting 3 times a week, it takes Zero effort, I feel fine, and I am losing at a rate of 3 lbs per week.
Based on my age and "stubborn body" I do not eat Monday, Wed, or Fri. That fits with my schedule. Tuesday, Thur, Sat and Sunday I eat Anything I want and I am still dropping my weight constantly.
The book is down to earth, was an enjoyable listen and helped me get over my "fear" of fasting. I started with 18 hours, then 24, then 36, today I am doing 44, I only planned for 40, but I feel great, and I'm sticking with it a bit longer than planned.
It works. When I reach my goal weight, I will still fast 1- 2 times every week for the health benefits, and to maintain.
If you are on the fence, and you have weight to lose, 100% get this book. It is manageable, no need for insane diets, and it Works. You can do it!

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Good Entry-Level Intro to IF

This a good book as far as it goes. The author is preaching to newbs and so is very careful to not scare them off with 24 and 24+ hour fasts. Her info on clean fasting is excellent but really, going 16-8 or 18-6 every day isn't really fasting, it is skipping a couple of meals.

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Highly Recommend!

Loved her Delay, Don't Deny and this one is even better! Definitely worth the read!

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Excellent

Gin”s well researched, no nonsense approach to timed eating will help you understand how to improve your health while also losing weight using various approaches to intermittent fasting. It’s an easy listen with practical advice by an author who draws on her own dieting experiences and is highly likable and relatable. I highly recommend as an audiobook to listen to more than once, but might also invest in the hard copy - it’s that good. Fast on!

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The Bible for Intermittent Fasters

I have the paperback and audiobook and I go back to them both repeatedly for information or encouragement.

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Great read...

I love her style and the occasional Southern accent she sprinkles here and there.

This book is as good as Dr. Jason Fung's books on intermittent fasting and I think that she has a friendlier and more casual delivery style.

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Very Good Read

I read this book before starting IF. I found this soo informational and will probably read it again while doing IF for refreshers. Very well written.

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Mind is changed!!!

I was always against IF but I never really understood it or even know enough about it to comment. I was just like some of these ignorants mentioned in the book. I am completely changed. I am soooooo excited to start my IF journey with tons more confidence and knowledge under my belt to start. Thank you GIN !!

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So much great information

Gin and her intermittent fasting plan is a game changer you won’t be disappointed, I will be re reading this book!! Thanks

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  • Aimee
  • 2020-08-26

There is newer/better research out there...

The objection I have to this book is that the author is not a fasting or obesity researcher, and she seems to be heavily pushing some ideas that are about her own approach to things. She says again and again that she's researched things, but is leaving out the most current research. For example, she prefers one huge meal at night and likes snacking and a 'delay don't deny' approach that could lead to binging and also spreads the impression that you can have snacks and sugar and unhealthy foods and everything will be fine, when modern research is proving that is not the case, and it is the type of food you eat that makes you fat, not just when you eat or how much.

There's lots of research now showing that eating sugary foods ups insulin levels and leads to insulin resistance, so if you're eating one big bomb of a meal per day and still eating sugary foods, your metabolism will be out of whack and you may well need to 'deny' certain foods most of the time if you want to be healthy and avoid insulin resistance and diabetes.

So she's sprinkling a little reserach in, but ignoring research that doesn't support her idea of 'delay, don't deny.' You do have to deny (most of the time) things that are well proven to cause negative metabolic changes and are empty junk not supporting the body's nutritional needs. If you're eating them, you're not eating things that are good for you and that will help you lose weight and maintain that loss.

She on the one hand says one must 'clean fast' on only water during a fast and not even allowing a spot of cream in coffee, yet research has shown that that won't affect anything. Then she turns around and says that you can have that ice cream and cookies 'later' when the reality is those will deeply impact your insulin levels and health as empty calories, while a dollop of cream in your coffee on a fast won't affect anything..

Intermittent fasting can be useful, but the way you eat and what you eat is critcially important to maintaining your health.

If you want to read a book that is based on modern research (by legitimate researchers), then get 'The Obesity Code' by Dr. Fung. He's also written books about fasting that are better and based on science rather than the idea that you can gorge yourself once a day and eat sugar and empty snacks and everything will be fine. It won't.

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  • T. B.
  • 2020-06-22

Where are the PDFs? I got the audible version.

I am listening to this book right now. It is very interesting. But, is there a link to get the PDFs that the author talks about?

Thanks

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-01-02

How to access PDF

I haven’t listened to the book yet, but I was able to find out how to access the PDF by talking to a rep via chat.

In the audio player window in the app, click the three buttons in the top right and click on the accompanying PDF button.

In desktop, go to audible.com/lib and on the right hand side of the title, it will say Listen Now, View PDF, and Download. Click view PDF and it will prompt a download.

Hope this helps others!

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  • Laura
  • 2020-06-21

Pdf please

I have the obesity code and the fasting guide by Dr. Jason Fung. These are excellent books mainly because of the added pdf. I am an audio and visual learner. I would like to see the charts, graphs, quizzes mentioned in this book!

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  • Fellermom
  • 2020-06-24

Where is the PDF?

The author refers to the PDF in the book quite a few times, and I would benefit from seeing the information in addition to hearing it. It is impossible to remembers the details of the program on a day to day basis without seeing it written out. Is there any way to get the PDF, I am not the only reader requesting this.

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  • Lynda Goldsmith
  • 2020-07-18

Where are the PDF's???

Why is Audible not addressing the fact that the PDF
s are not attached? The content is fine, but, its missing something that was paid for when we received the book.

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  • Warren
  • 2020-06-29

Good information, but so repetitive

I was doing IF almost by accident so I bought this book to understand the science behind it. The important info was good, and the author laid it out in a way that was very easy to understand. What I found annoying is that the book ends up being overly repetitive. It was made clear over and over again that a clean fast consists of water, black coffee and tea with no flavor. I don't know why we were still talking about that 8 hours into the book.

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  • Byron
  • 2020-07-01

PDF Please!

Such great information! I’m so excited to get started on my IF journey! I would love to have some PDF’s to reference. Where can I find them?

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2020-07-01

No accompanying charts to review:(

The author discusses charts and lists of food but there are no accompanying PDFs to review.
Hence not a good audible purchase.

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  • Diane &.
  • 2020-06-16

Informative and Inspiring!

I had this book on pre-order for awhile, awaiting it's release, and it did not disappoint! Gin Stephens has such a conversational writing style and distills down a vast amount of research into this book, along with years of personal experience, plus very practical and helpful guidelines - appropriate for those just reading about intermittent fasting for the very first time as well as long time experienced fasters! So easy to read/listen to, yet definitely not lacking in depth!

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